Enjoy the beautiful lake deck while you relax from your busy day...
Leslie A. McKinley
About Leslie A. McKinley
Now that my kids are grown, I would love to share my home with you. We are all set up for grandchildren, or for adults! While you are here, I can go and have some fun in this great 1956 Ford Thunderbird...
Why Leslie A. McKinley chose San Luis Obispo
This property is the perfect place to enjoy while you are in SLO County - we have wonderful vistas, toys (if you bring the family), a bbq, a park right down the street, - everything to make your stay relaxing, enjoyable, and memorable.
What makes this House unique
This is the only lakeside rental home in SLO, and you will love it. You will feel like you have really gotten away from it all, and yet you are just two miles from downtown SLO. This house will welcome you and make you want to never leave...
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Beautiful SLO rental
Beautiful home and the back porch and view are breathtaking. Well stocked kitchen and homeowner was delightful and easy to communicate with
A home with a biew
The views from the deck are magical. The animal and bird life were always changing. Loved thAt we had clear skies in the afternoon and fog in the evening. The kitchen was very well equipped and there were lots of places for folks to visit and to do a jigsaw puzzle!
So fun that you had family time to do a jigsaw together! I love that... I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It truly is amazing there, I am lucky to call it home!
Perfect home for family of all ages
Leslie's property was beautifully decorated, serene and cozy. We had a wedding/family reunion and needed a home for my disabled mom and dad, my husband and myself as well as myself, my adult children, my siblings and their teens. The cousins (which included my 24 year old son) all loved sharing space in the upstairs playroom, there were five of them and they loved it! That left more than enough bedrooms for my mom and dad, myself and my husband, and my siblings downstairs. We loved it! So sad with the amount of activities we had going on for three days outside of the property that we did not have more time to enjoy the serene surrounding of Leslie's house. Absolutely beautiful and close to everything! If you need lots of space for family I would definitely recommend the Lakeside Lodge rather than staying in the downtown beach areas, much more relaxing here, especially since all of the popular beaches are such a close drive! Thank you Leslie for all of your help and renting your beautiful home out, it made our vacation very memorable!
I love being part of such very special occasions, and I am so happy that you all enjoyed your stay in SLO. You left the house so immaculate, I wasn't sure you had even been there!! Thank you again, and sincere best wishes to the newlyweds.
Home Away from Home with Spectacular View
Our family just spent a long weekend in San Luis Obispo for my daughter's graduation from Cal Poly. After looking a variety of extremely over-priced hotel options, small VRBO's in town that couldn't fit all of us, and large VRBO's too far off the beaten path, we found this perfect alternative. Leslie was a great host, leaving us special touches and offering great communication. This is her home, so it lacks nothing in terms of ammenities or supplies. The rear deck and view is amazing...I wish we would have had more time to enjoy it. From the portable spa to the new BBQ, it's the perfect place for outdoor entertaining. I would not hesistate to stay here again.
I LOVE hearing how much you enjoyed your stay - and for such a wonderful occasion! And yes, the deck really is a place where you just want to hang out and take it all in, just wonderful! Thank you for your kind words - I love sharing my home and meeting lovely people like YOU!
That view from the deck!
A lovely welcoming home on a beautiful piece of property. Very accommodating host with everything we needed for a great gathering to celebrate our daughter’s graduation. The hot tub, outdoor fireplace, and amazing view were well appreciated. Eating breakfast on the deck with all the bird calls, morning sun, and lake reflections was a highlight.
It makes my heart so happy when my guests enjoy this special place!! I am so glad that you chose the SLO Lakeside Lodge for your stay, it is my honor to host such lovely people!
Our family (4 adults / 3 kids) absolutely LOVED our weekend at Leslie's perfect home. There is a great playroom for kids, a well stocked kitchen, and the most amazing deck with a great view. Of course, a great hot tub!
Leslie was a great and accommodating host! Stay here if you get the chance!
Thank You! I am so happy when my guests have a great stay, and especially when they have children - I KNOW how hard it can be to travel with kids! And your message on Sunday, when you said how very peaceful my home is, was so lovely. I totally agree, which is why I so love sharing this very special place. You are more than welcome to come back any time, it would be my pleasure to host your family again. But you must be sure to bring that beautiful baby!!
This property is located in the middle of wine country - there are currently over 300 wineries in SLO County. We now also have a thriving brewery business in SLO County, brewery tours are also available. There are 8 golf courses with a 30-minute drive, beautiful beaches, Big Sur is one hour away; or drive to 1.5 hours to Santa Barbara for the day! It is all within reach from your haven in San Luis Obispo.